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In Dark Places: The Confessions of Teina Pora and an Ex-Cop's Fight for Justice
 

In Dark Places: The Confessions of Teina Pora and an Ex-Cop's Fight for Justice (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Bennett, Michael

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The story of how a 17-year-old boy made a false confession to a rape and murder he didn't commit, was convicted at two trials but was eventually exonerated due to the efforts of a cop turned detective who just wouldn't let it go.

ISBN 9780473326845
Published 16 March 2016
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Penguin Bloom: The Odd Little Bird Who Saved a Family

Penguin Bloom: The Odd Little Bird Who Saved a Family (Hardback)

By Bloom, Cameron; Greive, Bradley Trevor

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PENGUIN BLOOM is a unique journey of recovery and an extraordinary celebration of life, featuring Cameron Bloom's exceptional photographs and a captivating narrative by NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Bradley Trevor Greive. Penguin the Magpie is a global social media sensation ...

ISBN 9780733334948
Published 1 April 2016 by ABC Books
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City Girl, Country Girl: The Inspiring True Stories of Courageous Women Forging New Lives in the Australian Bush

City Girl, Country Girl: The Inspiring True Stories of Courageous Women Forging New Lives in the Australian Bush (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Harfull, Liz

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Extraordinary stories from ordinary Australian women who have moved from the city to the country and forged new lives for themselves

ISBN 9781742379814
Published 1 April 2016 by Allen & Unwin
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Dogs of Courage: When Britain's Pets Went to War 1939-45

Dogs of Courage: When Britain's Pets Went to War 1939-45 (Paperback)

By Campbell, Clare; Campbell, Christy

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What did the nation's dogs do for the war effort? How did man's best friend prove his loyalty in his master's struggle against the Axis threat?

ISBN 9781472115676
Published 26 April 2016 by Little, Brown Book Group
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A Burglar's Guide to the City
 

A Burglar's Guide to the City (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Manaugh, Geoff

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At the heart of Geoff Manaugh's A Burglar's Guide to the City is an unexpected and thrilling insight: the city as seen through the eyes of robbers. From experts on both sides of the law, readers learn to understand the city as an arena of possible tunnels and picked locks and arc ...

ISBN 9780374117269
Release Date 10 May 2016 by Misc - Alliance Distribution
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Reparation: A Spirtual Journey
 

Reparation: A Spirtual Journey (Paperback)

By Hall, Maria

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This is the true story of one woman's journey from the sweeping coastlines of New Zealand to the barren plains of Southern Spain, from youthful hope to deep despair, and from sin to reparation. A spiritual journey into one of the world's most secretive and controversial religious ...

ISBN 9780473336806
Published 28 October 2015 by Haven Publishing
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A Different Kind of Daughter: My Double Life Disguised as a Boy to Defy the Taliban

A Different Kind of Daughter: My Double Life Disguised as a Boy to Defy the Taliban (Hardback, Main Market Ed.)

By Toorpakai, Maria; Holstein, Katharine

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A powerful memoir about a young Pakistani girl who, until the age of twelve, was disguised as a boy so she could compete in sports.

ISBN 9781509800803
Published 23 February 2016 by Pan Macmillan
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Jersey Tough: My Wild Ride from Outlaw Biker to Undercover Cop

Jersey Tough: My Wild Ride from Outlaw Biker to Undercover Cop (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Bradshaw, Wayne; With Love, Douglas P.; Foreword by Gracie, Renzo

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In 1977, Wayne Big Chuck Bradshaw was Jersey tough. He was a member of the outlaw Pagans bike gang, a One Percenter, and had earned his colors in a world of boozing, bloody bar fights, and high-stakes crime. But after getting too close to extreme violence, Bradshaw made the life- ...

ISBN 9781770412613
Published 1 May 2016 by ECW Press,Canada
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Hope in a Ballet Shoe: Orphaned by War, Saved by Ballet: An Extraordinary True Story
 

Hope in a Ballet Shoe: Orphaned by War, Saved by Ballet: An Extraordinary True Story (Paperback, Main)

By DePrince, Michaela; DePrince, Elaine

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Growing up in war-torn Sierra Leone, the author witnesses atrocities that no child ever should. Her father is killed by rebels and her mother dies of famine. Sent to an orphanage, she is mistreated and she sees the brutal murder of her favourite teacher. This book tells her story ...

ISBN 9780571314478
Published 29 July 2015 by Misc - United Book Distributor
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Old Timers: Stories About the Good Old Days

Old Timers: Stories About the Good Old Days (Hardback)

By Darcy, David

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In his years of travelling the length and breadth of Australia, David Darcy has met many an old timer with a story to share - childhood memories of a very different Australia, and stories from a lifestyle that is fast disappearing as Australia changes and takes its place in the m ...

ISBN 9781743365748
Published 18 November 2015 by Murdoch Books
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